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Charlie Donnelly Winter School 2017 at the Hill of the Ó Néill and Ranfurly Arts Centre coinciding with the 80th anniversary of Donnelly’s death in the Battle of Jarama. For details of the event, organised by Friends of the International Brigades in Ireland, see www.international-brigades.org.uk/content/charlie-donnelly-winter-school...

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at The Hen and Chicken, 210 North Street, Southville, Bristol BS3 1JF (box office: 01749 870 078).

Assemble for 11am at the International Brigade memorial stone in Forth Avenue (back of railway station) for a commemoration and then on to the Adam Smith Theatre for speeches and entertainment from 11.30am. See www.facebook.com/KirkcaldyIBevent2017

Commemoration of the Battle of Jarama and the role of the International Brigades, hosted by Hammersmith & Fulham Borough Council at 11am in the Spanish Civil War memorial, Bishop’s Park (by Putney Bridge), London SW6.

The IBMT’s annual commemoration of the Battle of Jarama, including music and guest speakers. Assemble 10am for ceremony running from 10.30am to 11.30am at the International Brigade memorial inside Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, M2 5DB.

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Wortley Hall, Sheffield S35 7DB (box office: 07974531211; email politicalsecretary@wortleyhall.org.uk).

The Catalan Observatory's seminar Spaniards and Catalans in France after 1939, from the camps to the Resistance, with Rosemary Bailey and chaired by Professor Paul Preston.

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire Y011 1JW (box office: 01723 370541; https

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at The Maltings, Eastern Lane, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland TD15 1AJ (box office: 01289 330999; https://www.ma

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Blantyre Miners' Welfare Society and Social Club, Calder Street, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 0AU (box office: 01698 454690; unison@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Eden Court, Bishops Road, Inverness IV3 5SA (box office: 01463 234234;

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Clyde Bank Town Hall, 5 Hall St, Clydebank G81 1UB (Box office: tam_morrison@yahoo.co.uk).

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Arthurstone Branch Library, 5 Arthurstone Terrace , Dundee DD4 6RT (Box Office: 07951 443656; dundeetuc@gmail.com). The play centres on the fate of International Brigade volunteers Clem Beckett and Christopher Caudwell, who fought together at the Battle of Jarama in February 1937. 

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Durham Miners Hall, Flass Street, Redhill, Durham DH1 4BE (box office: 07949635910; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dare-devil-rides-to-jarama-tickets-29609528898)  

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at The Freedom Centre, 97 Preston Road, Hull HU9 3QB (box office: 01482 710100).

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Tyneside Irish Centre, 43 Gallowgate Street, Newcastle, NE14SG (Box office: 0191 281 2385 /mobile 07538961257).

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at MAC, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH (box office: 0121 4463232; http://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/dare-devil

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Applecart Arts, Harold Road Centre, 170 Harold Road, London E13 0SE (box office: 0203 4754280), starting at 7:30pm.

Exhibition at Curzon Cinema & Arts (46 Old Church Road, Clevedon, North Somerset BS21 6NN) about the Aid Spain campaign, International Brigade volunteers and Basque refugee children, in particular from the South-West and South Wales. The IBMT’s Antifascistas exhibition will also be on show.

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at The Red and Green Club, Huddersfield (

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at The Met, Market Street, Bury, Greater Manchester BL9 0BW (box office: 0161 7612216; http://themet.biz/event/dare+devil+rides+to+jarama/2580/).

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at Theatr Colwyn, Abergale Road, Colwyn Bay, Conwy LL29 7RU (box office: 01492 872000 www.theatrcolwyn.co.uk

The IBMT’s 2017 Len Crome Memorial Conference:
 
Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War
Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-4pm
Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
 
10.30am Registration

IBMT-commissioned play ‘Dare Devil Rides to Jarama’ by Neil Gore at The Players Theatre, 3 Nelson Street, Thame OX9 2DP (box office: 01844 217228; http://thameplayers.co.uk/

Fundraising dinner for the Oxford International Brigade memorial at the Mezzeto restaurant, 67 Walton Street, Oxford OX3 6AG, starting at 7pm. £25 for two courses; tickets available from: Chris Farman, Priory Dene, Hudson Street, Deddington OX15 0SW (tel: 01869 336 190); cheques payable to IBMT. Guest speaker is Professor Valentine Cunningham, editor of ‘The Penguin Book of Spanish Civil War Verse’ and an authority on the literature of the war.

‘Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About The Spanish Civil War’ hosted by David Ebsworth, whose second novel, ‘The Assassin’s Mark’, sees Jack Telford, a left-wing reporter, among an eccentric group of tourists on one of Franco’s

‘Five Things You (Almost Certainly) Didn't Know About The Spanish Civil War’ hosted by David Ebsworth, whose second novel, ‘The Assassin’s Mark’, sees Jack Telford, a left-wing reporter, among an eccentric group of tourists on one of Franco’s

The 7th Anti-Fascist Harbour Event; topics to be covered will include Guernica, Condor Legion, Women in the Spanish Civil War and Hamburg Brigaders in the Spanish Civil War. Speeches will be translated into English during the event.

Provisional date for the unveiling of a memorial to the International Brigade volunteers from Oxfordshire. To accompany the event there will also be talks and social activities during that weekend; details to follow.

Annual commemoration at the International Brigade memorial, located in Jubilee Gardens, on London’s Southbank, SE1. Starts at 1pm and runs for about an hour. Includes speeches, music and wreath-laying, and followed by an informal social in a nearby pub. More details to follow.

IBMT Annual General Meeting in Cardiff, more details to follow.